Tutor profile: Kerra D.
Subject: American Sign Language
Is there one Sign Language for all of the deaf and hard-of-hearing community, or are there multiple?
There are hundreds of different Sign Languages! American Sign Language is practiced in the United States of America. British Sign Language is practiced in Britain. Costa Rican Sign Language is practiced in... You guessed it, Costa Rica!
Subject: Basic Math
Why is basic math a difficult subject to understand?
Basic math can be challenging to many people because it is like learning a new language, but the language is written in mostly numbers! Finding ways to motivate yourself when struggling with a math concept can be really helpful for most students.
How can teachers better understand the unique needs of the students in their classroom?
Studying Maslow's Hierarchy of needs can help teachers readjust their way of thinking when teaching students. Once readjusted, teachers can see that by putting the basic needs of the students before anything else, each of the students' unique needs will be better met.
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